IN FOCLÓIR GAEILGE—BÉARLA
leathchos, f. (gs. -oise, ds. -chois used in certain phrases).One leg. Fear leathchoise, one-legged man. Bheith ar leathchois, to have only one leg; to be supported on one leg. Seasamh, imeacht, ar leathchois, to stand, hop along, on one leg. Fágadh ar leathchois é, he was left with only one leg; he was placed at a serious disadvantage. Prov:Ní ar leathchois a tháinig Pádraig go hÉirinn, St. Patrick did not come to Ireland unprepared; one should not rely on half-measures.